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  • Hurricane Watch Issued For Most Of The North Carolina Coast

    August 31, 2010 5:07 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - A hurricane watch has been issued for most of the North Carolina coast ahead of Hurricane Earl. Earl is a Category 4 storm with winds near 135 mph (215 kph). It's about 1,000 miles (1,605 km) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, N.C. A hurricane watch is in effect... more »
  • US Navy Says 4 Ships Robbed Off Iraqi Coast

    August 15, 2010 3:30 PM

    BAGHDAD (AP) - The U.S. Navy says four commercial ships anchored near the southern oil hub of Basra have been robbed in a rare attack off the Iraqi coast. Lt. John Fage, a spokesman for the Navy's Fifth Fleet in Bahrain, said Sunday that two men armed with AK-47 rifles... more »
  • Jay Leno Will Stand Up for the Gulf Coast

    July 23, 2010 4:03 PM

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Jay Leno, host of "The Tonight Show," will perform Aug. 21 in Biloxi to raise money for Mississippians affected by the Gulf oil spill. The Beau Rivage Casino and Resort announced the 8 p.m. performance, "Stand Up for the Gulf Coast: A Special Evening with Jay... more »
  • Oil Sightings Reported on LA Coast

    July 10, 2010 3:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State officials reported the following sightings of oil Saturday in coastal Louisiana coast. - Cameron Parish: Tar balls at Pevato Beach and west of Holly Beach. - Iberia Parish: Oil 10 miles south of Lighthouse Point. - Jefferson Parish: Large mass of oil and tar... more »
  • Michelle Obama To Visit Gulf Coast

    July 7, 2010 2:27 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama plans to visit the Gulf oil spill region in the coming weeks. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Wednesday that the first lady will travel to the Gulf soon. He did not release the exact date. Mrs. Obama's visit would follow President... more »
  • Loop Current Studied To See If It Will Bring Oil Around Florida & Up Atlantic Coast

    June 30, 2010 1:06 PM

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Government scientists are on their way to study the Gulf of Mexico's loop current to see if it will bring oil around the tip of Florida and up the U.S. Atlantic coast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ship Nancy Foster began a two-week survey... more »
  • Obama set out on a three-state tour of the oil-tainted Gulf Coast

    June 14, 2010 12:31 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - As President Barack Obama set out on a three-state tour of the oil-tainted Gulf Coast Monday, the White House said BP appears willing to set up the kind of independent victims' compensation fund that the president is demanding. Obama spokesman Bill Burton, speaking to reporters traveling... more »
  • Census Report Finds Jump in Population Along Gulf Coast

    May 26, 2010 11:16 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A new census report finds a sharp jump in the population of U.S. coastal counties along the Gulf of Mexico. But demographers warn the trend may not last long, partly because of the threat of major disasters such as hurricanes and the current oil spill. The report... more »
  • Six Dead Dolphins Found on the Gulf Coast

    May 11, 2010 4:52 PM

    SHIP ISLAND, Miss. (AP) - Federal wildlife officials are treating the deaths of six dolphins on the Gulf Coast as oil-related even though other factors may be to blame. Blair Mase (MACE') of the National Marine Fisheries Service said Tuesday that the carcasses have all been found in Louisiana, Mississippi... more »
  • Obama Officials Visiting The Gulf Coast

    May 5, 2010 3:06 PM

    ROBERT, La. (AP) - High-ranking Obama administration officials are visiting the Gulf Coast to reassure the public that the government is doing all it can to prevent the massive oil spill from damaging the region's economy and wildlife. Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar planned Wednesday to tour the Delta National... more »
  • Schwarzenegger Withdrawing Support of Plan to Drill off California Coast

    May 3, 2010 5:29 PM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is withdrawing his support of a plan to expand oil drilling off the California coast, citing the environmental tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico. Speaking during a news conference Monday, Schwarzenegger said television images of the oil spill in the Gulf have changed... more »
  • Coast Guard Rescue in Terrebone Bay

    March 22, 2010 12:14 PM

    COCODRIE, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard has rescued four people from a 47-foot towing vessel that ran aground in Terrebonne Bay, about 12 miles south of Cocodrie. The Coast Guard received a call about 3:30 p.m. Sunday from a crew member aboard the vessel, Captain Monk. The crew member... more »

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